Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


EFA (Trading) Ltd

EFA (Trading) Ltd is the commercial trading arm for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.

EFA (Trading) Ltd and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service work together to provide commercial training and consultation services throughout the world. Together we specialise in the provision of the highest quality fire safety training for both professional firefighters and the professional market. We are also able to provide professional consultancy services in Fire Engineering with our highly qualified engineering specialists.

Our instructors have extensive experience within the fire service and have the appropriate teaching qualifications within their specialist areas.We maintain a robust health and safety regime throughout our work to protect our customers and personnel.We also ensure that our courses are accredited through the appropriate bodies including the Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE).

Established in 2005, EFA (Trading) Ltd was one of the first commercial arms to be set up within Fire and Rescue Services.We have grown to become one of the country’s leading training providers for fire and rescue and  workplace fire safety. All income generated by EFA (Trading) Ltd is used for our community safety projects to help keep Essex safer.

To find out how we can help you with your fire safety training requirements please contact us.


EFA (Trading) Ltd is the trading name for training provision by the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and the Essex Fire Authority. The Fire Authority trades through EFA (Trading) Ltd, a wholly owned and controlled local authority company.

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